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Exhaust Blankets vs. Composite Shells

Exhaust Blankets vs. Composite Shells

Handling Heat We have, in several previous blog posts, compared and contrasted two different materials or product categories. In October of 2022, for instance, we...
Quality Control In Heavy Mining Equipment

Quality Control In Heavy Mining Equipment

The Importance Of Quality Control Picture the scene. You're a mine site mechanic and a house-sized mining truck has broken down in the field. You're...
The Case For DBA Coolant System Components

The Case For DBA Coolant System Components

Ways To Beat The Heat Throughout history, animals have employed a variety of ingenious methods for keeping cool. Elephants flap their ears. Cape ground squirrels use their...
Diesel Air Intake Systems In Mining Trucks

Diesel Air Intake Systems In Mining Trucks

The Importance Of Air Intake Systems Modern mining trucks are impressively enormous vehicles capable of literally moving mountains. A typical haul truck might stand three stories...
Efficient Mining Truck Muffler Design

Efficient Mining Truck Muffler Design

Types Of Muffler Design Like human beings, mufflers come in all shapes and sizes. At DBA Silencing, we offer a wide variety of mufflers manufactured...
DBA Mufflers & Noise Control In Mining Operations

DBA Mufflers & Noise Control In Mining Operations

Back To Bingham Canyon Kaizen is a business philosophy that encourages small positive changes on a regular basis. This focus on continuous improvement characterizes the...
Minimizing Downtime With Quality Truck Parts

Minimizing Downtime With Quality Truck Parts

Spotlight On Bingham Canyon Mine Earlier this month, DBA Silencing's General Manager travelled to Salt Lake City in Utah to visit the Bingham Canyon Mine. This site...
Exhaust Tubing & Parts: OEM vs Aftermarket

Exhaust Tubing & Parts: OEM vs Aftermarket

Two Primary Options Mining trucks play a critical role in the extraction and transportation of minerals and other resources. These heavy-duty vehicles require robust exhaust...
Q&A: Mining Truck Exhaust Manufacturers

Q&A: Mining Truck Exhaust Manufacturers

In today's piece, we'll be discussing mining trucks and the companies that manufacture their exhaust systems and their individual exhaust components. Most of our articles...
Climate Change & Heavy Equipment Parts

Climate Change & Heavy Equipment Parts

Firsthand Experience Of Disruptions DBA Silencing is headquartered in Port Alberni, BC. Like the rest of Canada, British Columbia has seen increased wildfire activity in...
How DBA Mining Truck Parts Can Make Your Life Better

How DBA Mining Truck Parts Can Make Your Life Better

The Transformative Power Of Mining Truck Parts From DBA The COVID-19 pandemic has had a wide variety of societal impacts. One of the more interesting...
Custom Truck Parts & Other Tailor-Made Solutions

Custom Truck Parts & Other Tailor-Made Solutions

Made-To-Order Options DBA Silencing offers a multitude of standard parts and products. These can be found on our website and in our catalogue. If you've...
DBA & Mining Haul Truck Safety

DBA & Mining Haul Truck Safety

The DBA Approach DBA Silencing is a family business that was built up over several decades by Archie and Shirley Cardinal of Port Alberni, British...
An Exhaust Part From Start To Finish

An Exhaust Part From Start To Finish

A DBA Exhaust Part's Journey In our last blog post, we talked about a product that we carry: hump hoses. In today's article, we're going...
Hump Hoses Are No Joke

Hump Hoses Are No Joke

What The Heck Is A Hump Hose? Hump hose. It's a funny name for a part. The jokes really write themselves, don't they? Here at...
Creating A Complete Exhaust System: Do’s & Don’ts

Creating A Complete Exhaust System: Do’s & Don’ts

Designing A Complete Exhaust System At DBA Silencing, we make all sorts of parts. Coolant parts. Air intake parts. Exhaust parts. If we’re being honest,...
Bring On The Zero-Emission Mining Equipment

Bring On The Zero-Emission Mining Equipment

Zero-Emission Mining Equipment One of Elon Musk's goals is to make humans a multi-planet species. His rocket company, SpaceX, is working to establish a permanent...
Design Differences In Mining Truck Exhaust Systems

Design Differences In Mining Truck Exhaust Systems

Mining Truck Exhaust Systems Last month we published a post entitled "What Exhaust Parts Are Found In An Exhaust System?" In that piece, we went...
Exhaust Clamps For Champs

Exhaust Clamps For Champs

What Is An Exhaust Clamp? In our last blog post, entitled “What Exhaust Parts Are Found In An Exhaust System?”, we went through the various...
What Exhaust Parts Are Found In An Exhaust System?

What Exhaust Parts Are Found In An Exhaust System?

Mining Truck Exhaust System Parts For many years, the slogan of DBA Silencing has been “Our Business Is Exhausting”. This doesn’t mean, of course, that...
Let’s Hear It For DBA Mining Truck Mufflers

Let’s Hear It For DBA Mining Truck Mufflers

Mining Truck Mufflers Librarians love us.  Why? Because, at DBA Silencing, we know how to keep things quiet. Our mufflers, in particular, can help tame...
Your Mining Trucks Need DBA Coolant Systems – Here’s Why

Your Mining Trucks Need DBA Coolant Systems – Here’s Why

At DBA Silencing, we spend a lot of time figuring out how best to beat the heat. Our exhaust systems are internationally renowned for their...
Stainless Steel Exhaust vs Aluminized Steel Exhaust

Stainless Steel Exhaust vs Aluminized Steel Exhaust

Although we specialize in aluminized steel exhaust systems, DBA Silencing offers its customers hundreds of different components. These components are manufactured from an assortment of...
3 Reasons To Use DBA Air Intake Systems On Your Mining Trucks

3 Reasons To Use DBA Air Intake Systems On Your Mining Trucks

Although DBA Silencing makes parts for a variety of vehicles and vessels, most of the air intake systems we produce are for mining trucks with...
DBA Mining Truck Bellows: Reliable, Affordable, & Long-Lasting

DBA Mining Truck Bellows: Reliable, Affordable, & Long-Lasting

For more than thirty years, DBA Silencing has been manufacturing exhaust systems, coolant systems, and air intake systems for mining trucks, logging trucks, and fishing...
How Exhaust Systems Work And How They Affect Performance

How Exhaust Systems Work And How They Affect Performance

In recent years the mining industry has seen significant improvements in technology, particularly in terms of the capacity and operational efficiency of mining trucks. This...